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Red Mediterranean Seafan
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (5 days ago)
33 votes

Snooted Daisy
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
24 votes

The largest eel field I ever saw!
By Olivier Notz
posted (2 days ago)
23 votes

African Blenny
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

There always that one fish!!!!!!! Small Tiger Shark at Tiger Beach, West End Bahamas
By Steven Anderson
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes

Open wide
By Jim Garber
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Open Wide!
Feeding Whale Shark with eggs and Remoras seen within. 
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
By Nina Baxa
posted (4 days ago)
19 votes

Shrimp front
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (4 days ago)
19 votes

Phyllidia ocellata
By Andre Philip
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

plateminta on the mirror
By Raffaele Livornese
posted (5 days ago)
18 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
Last Breath.... by Lucie Drlikova
Last Breath....
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful pose, sharp and accurate lighting, I love it.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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A Perfect Sunset
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
votes: 51
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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selfie with Gilbert by Mathieu Foulquié
selfie with Gilbert
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Simply amazing, I can see this one in the finals of the over and under shots, truly unique.
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: France
view portfolio more shots by Mathieu Foulquié
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Kiss Mouthes ;-) - Sweetlips frontal
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Very well taken.
votes: 42
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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Graphic lines
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votes: 43
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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... Maldives
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votes: 23
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island by Nick Blake
Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow Nick, this one is for the books.
votes: 35
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presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
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votes: 16
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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"Ecstasy"
Canon 7D with Ikelite housing, Canon lens 10-22mm, a flash Ikelite.The image was taken in the most beautiful place for mi in Bulgaria- location Korabite, Sinemorec. Was autumn and the water was pretty cold.
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votes: 42
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Black Sea Bulgaria
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Hyppocamphus
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votes: 66
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Underwater kingdom by Plamena Mileva
Underwater kingdom
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votes: 20
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Big clam for here, and more open than you usually see them. Dome was an inch away.
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Amazing composition, nice work!
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
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"I'm not the only soul who's accused of hit and run ... " Jimi Hendrix. Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f20-1/125
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Very nice silhouette.
votes: 19
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Friend Felix the Grouper and my buddy. Canary Islands, wh... by Alexia Dunand
Friend Felix the Grouper and my buddy. Canary Islands, where oil drilling from Repsol has been approved by the Spanish government yesterday..and where fish like Felix and many other marine species might be at risk from now on...
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Lovely CFWA with diver in background, nice work.
votes: 25
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Polybius henslowii by Mathieu Foulquié
Polybius henslowii
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votes: 17
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Morocco
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[:b:]Felmidia luteorosea[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Felmidia luteorosea
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votes: 23
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys
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Cool Shape
votes: 39
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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A blue shark curiously examines my camera as I free-dive ... by Byron Dilkes
A blue shark curiously examines my camera as I free-dive below.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 14
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Natural lighting in a pool with a black weighted back cloth.
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votes: 21
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date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Australia
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Freediver in his natural element
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Monday, January 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Ellen Cuylaerts
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Colors 4 new underwater session for Nikon Poland. Nikon D... by Rafal Makiela
Colors 4 new underwater session for Nikon Poland. Nikon D800 + Ewa Marine
model Kinga
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votes: 24
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date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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Out in the blue
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One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
votes: 44
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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whaleshark
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votes: 38
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Western Painted Turtle sunning.
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votes: 23
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date posted posted: Monday, May 26, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: United States
view portfolio more shots by Richard Goluch
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The picture is taken on 75meter.
The Wreck Oldenburg is ... by Rene Andersne
The picture is taken on 75meter.
The Wreck Oldenburg is a ww2 which also took part as a raider in WW1 and sunk 45 ships
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votes: 29
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 31, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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"Happy"
This shot was taken while freediving in Isla Muj... by Lauren Berger
"Happy"
This shot was taken while freediving in Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Whale Shark smiling, love it.
votes: 35
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Manatee in the springs to keep warm
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votes: 46
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